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Alaska Groups Sue EPA to Enforce Clean Air Laws in Fairbanks

Alaska Groups Sue EPA to Enforce Clean Air Laws in Fairbanks

By Don Joling | Dec 18
Three Alaska groups sued Friday to demand the Environmental Protection Agency enforce the cleanup of some of the nation's most polluted winter air around the state's second-largest city.

Little If Any Progress as Partial Government Shutdown Looms

Little If Any Progress as Partial Government Shutdown Looms

By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly, and Catherine Lucey | Dec 18
The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington.

GOP Power Play in Michigan Must Go Through Pragmatic Snyder

GOP Power Play in Michigan Must Go Through Pragmatic Snyder

By David Eggert | Dec 18
Michigan Republicans determined to dilute the authority of newly elected Democrats could see the power play thwarted by a moderate GOP governor, who is not certain to go along with the Legislature.

'Zero-Tolerance' Immigration Policy Hits Snag in California

'Zero-Tolerance' Immigration Policy Hits Snag in California

By Elliot Spagat | Dec 18
"The government, in many respects, was duplicitous," Gallo said on a recent Friday, referring to the decision to deport defendants before they could return to court for resolution of their cases.

Missouri Poacher Ordered to Repeatedly Watch 'Bambi'

Missouri Poacher Ordered to Repeatedly Watch 'Bambi'

Dec 18
A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie "Bambi" as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer.

'Fresh Prince' Star Sues Maker of Video Games Over His Dance

'Fresh Prince' Star Sues Maker of Video Games Over His Dance

Dec 18
"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games.

UN Approves Compact to Support World's Refugees; U.S. Objects

UN Approves Compact to Support World's Refugees; U.S. Objects

By Edith M. Lederer | Dec 18
With only the United States and Hungary voting no, the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a non-binding compact Monday that provides more robust support for countries where most of the world's more than 25 million refugees live.

Tumblr Will Soon Start Banning Adult Content

Tumblr Will Soon Start Banning Adult Content

Dec 17
Tumblr will soon ban adult content, including porn, from its blogging platform.

Talks Adopt 'Rulebook' to Put Paris Climate Deal Into Action

Talks Adopt 'Rulebook' to Put Paris Climate Deal Into Action

By Frank Jordans | Dec 17
Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord.

J&J Report Indicates it Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J Report Indicates it Knew of Asbestos in Baby Powder

Dec 17
Johnson & Johnson last week forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.

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